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371 Wilson Boulevard
Rochester, Michigan 48309-4486
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Office of Research Administration

Oakland University provides state-of-the-art research facilities and a rich, collaborative environment for our faculty and students in support of their research and educational activities. OU is recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as one of the nation’s doctoral research universities. We are proud of the wide spectrum of research and other scholarly and creative activities made possible by the excellence of our faculty, students, facilities and institutional culture that is inclusive of all disciplines.

The Office of Research Administration provides the necessary administrative infrastructure for investigators, and strongly encourages the involvement of students in research. OU is committed to the highest ethical standards in the conduct of research, which are essential for sustaining an excellent research program that contributes to the well-being of our local, national and global communities.


Council on Undergraduate Research

Learning Through Research

The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) and its affiliated colleges, universities, and individuals share a focus on providing undergraduate research opportunities for faculty and students at all institutions serving undergraduate students. CUR believes that faculty members enhance their teaching and contribution to society by remaining active in research and by involving undergraduates in research, and students succeed in their studies and professional advancement through participation in undergraduate research.

To Join CUR:

 Please visit: https://members.cur.org/members_online/members/newmember.asp  

After you enter your name and title, please be sure to select Oakland University from the institutions drop down (do not type it in manually). The system will recognize that your institution is an enhanced member and you will be able to complete the registration process at no cost. 

Once your membership is processed, you will receive a confirmation email. Each CUR member is assigned a unique login username and password. This login information can be used to access the CUR members only website where you can: update your membership profile, receive discounts on meeting registrations, receive discounts on publications orders, review a wealth of resources on undergraduate research and perform many other member functions.